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Since long before law schools across the country adopted the term “practice-ready,” Baylor Law’s rigorous program has equipped students with the problem-solving techniques, and practical, hands-on lawyering skills and character development necessary for success in the workplace and in life.

Centrally located in Waco, Texas, in a beautiful facility on the banks of the Brazos River, Baylor Law is by choice one of the smallest law schools in the nation. Since 1857, Baylor Law combines theory with practice throughout the curriculum and cultivates a commitment to service and responsibility in the community.

Our unwavering dedication to professional excellence propels Baylor Lawyers to success in courtrooms, boardrooms, and communities all over the world.

A leading voice in the national conversation for legal education, Baylor Law continues to set the pace as one of the premiere teaching law schools for future practitioners. Check out the latest headlines highlighting Baylor Law, its alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

Titanic on Trial - Call for Volunteers Jun. 13, 2018 Baylor Law, in collaboration with the Mayborn Museum, is seeking volunteers for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to serve as jurors or "witnesses" for the Titanic on Trial. Titanic on Trial is one of Baylor Law "big trials" about a fictional civil lawsuit relating to the sinking of the Titanic. Big Trials are the culminating experience for all third-year Baylor Law students, as a part of its renowned, nationally-ranked Practice Court program. Philip Pasquarello of Drexel University Kline School of Law wins the 2018 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition. Jun. 8, 2018 Philip Pasquarello of Drexel University Kline School of Law was declared the winner of Baylor Law’s 2018 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition, the nation’s most prestigious, invitation-only mock trial tournament, on June 3rd in Waco, Texas. Pasquarello persuaded a jury of experienced trial attorneys to return a verdict in his favor at the end of the competition's intense final round, beating out runner-up, Eric Fleddermann of University of Michigan Law School. Baylor Law Announces New Endowed Chair in Business and Transactional Law Jun. 6, 2018 Baylor Law has announced the creation of the M. Stephen and Alyce A. Beard Chair in Business and Transactional Law that will be funded through a generous gift from M. Stephen (B.B.A. ’71, J.D. ’73) and Alyce A. Beard (B.A. ’70). Proceeds from the endowment will support this faculty position in perpetuity, allowing Baylor Law to enhance practical training and scholarship in this critical discipline. Will Gray Named Baylor Law’s Spring 2018 ‘Mad Dog’ Champion Jun. 6, 2018 Baylor Law student Will Gray is the latest Baylor Law School Mad Dog, after winning the Spring 2018 Mad Dog Mock Trial Competition. Fellow student Mike Hartnett was the finalist. This year's Summer 2018 Mad Dog competition was held Monday, May 21 through Thursday, May 24.

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